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consumers will have an easier time using now that it's fixed the major glitches. but insurers warn problems still exist when confirming coverage. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead this monday, the uproar in ukraine, protesters who want closer ties with europe now control a public square in the heart of the capital, as they call for the heads of government to resign. >> ifill: and spencer michels profiles david hockney, the prolific artist who continues to innovate using technology to advance his work. >> hockney, at 76, shows no signs of slowing down, and in fact, he admits he is working as he can on a wide variety of projects. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible b
that is out of intensive care, they hope to shift the foe cause to health care reform. steve handelsman is live at the white house. >> reporter: thanks. out of intensive care. republicans don't believe it. asked, what else are they hiding? here at the white house was a defiant president obama. he said he's learned not to make what he called wild promises about obama care, but he checks every day. he knows the website and the plan, as a whole now, are working. >> we know the demand is there and we know that the product on these marketplaces is good. the bottom line is, this law is working and will work into the future. i have always said, i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but, we are not repealing it as long as i'm president. [ applause ] >> reporter: back to the website, one of the biggest known remaining problems is the back end of after you click and decide what you want, the part of the system that sends your order to the insurance companies, sends an 834 file. washington
administration says it has met its goal and is running a whole lot smoother. but there's still a lot of problems as well i'll have a live report in just a moment. ke. i use my citi thankyou card to get 2x the points at the coffee the office, which will help me get to a beach in miami and they'll be stuck at the cube farm. the citi thankyou preferred card. now earn 2x the points dining out, with no annual fee. go to you can fill that box and pay one flat rate. i didn't know the coal thing was real. it's very real... david rivera. rivera, david. [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. >>> it's like the difference between night and day, how the man in charge of fixing the obama care website describes the experience for people who sign up now after that self-imposed deadline to get the site working for the majority of users. the obama administration under heavy criticism and scrutiny after botching the website's launch on october 1st says the site is better. much better. senior white house correspon
have signed up for insurance through the state's real affordable healthcare exchange. today kpix 5 is gathering the experts from "covered california" for a healthcare consumerwatch hotline. representatives will be here at kpix 5 all day today to answer your questions so you can call between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and the number is 1-888-5-helps- u. 1-888-5-helps-u. or ask questions on our cbssf facebook page. >>> we are seeing that this is a great life because running. >> they have traveled around the world to race. and coming up, the long road from kenya to the california international marathon. >> we want to know what is cool -- >> i'm dennis o'donnell. more trades for the oakland a's. the bay area takes on canada and if you did not hear what happened to the warriors last night, you are not going to believe it. we'll see you in a couple of minutes. >> and we want to know what is cool about your school. you can email us a nomination at we might come out and feature your school on the show. we'll be right back. ,,,,,, [ male announcer ] december is customer appre
bombarded with calls, questions about "covered california," the state's healthcare exchange. coming up on the consumerwatch we're answering your questions live on the air. call us now 888-5-helps-u. ,, commuters. some passengers got physically ill when the train got trapped in the oad hills tunnel this morning.. began fi >>> another rough ride for bart commuters today. some passengers got sick when their train got trapped in the oakland hills tunnel this morning and began filling with smoke. da lin on the sudden stop that crippled yet another east bay commute. da? >> reporter: yeah, ken. this is the latest major incident in what has been a very, very difficult year for bart and its passengers. this morning, about 700 passengers were stuck in a train stuck in a tunnel waiting for rescue so we asked bart, what's going on? a scary sight in a bart car passengers helping this woman, who appeared unconscious. a rider took the cell phone video this morning after the train they were in got stuck in the berkeley hills tunnel. >> it was confusing. we didn't hear anything for 40 minutes. >> i pan
healthcare law. these are live pictures from the hearing. many people struggled to sign up for insurance following the launch of the national website in october. but the white house says problems with the site have been fixed and millions of people are expected to sign up for coverage in coming weeks. >>> just as president obama begins a three-week public relations campaign for the new healthcare law, another lawsuit was filed against the affordable care act. the university of notre dame filed a religious challenge to the healthcare overhall, saying the -- overhaul, saying the requirement that the health plans cover birth control violates roman teachings. this is one of more than 80 lawsuits attacking the law on religious grounds. it will be the supreme court who decides if employers can refuse to offer benefits under the law. but that ruling is not expected into well next year. >>> some legal experts say people hear in california should pay close attention to the provisions of the bankruptcy protection just granted for the city of detroit. the judge in that case ruled that detroit can i
. >> pam: after major overhaul, healthcare dot gov is back up. according to the obama administration. the website is better than ever and the affordable care act is working. as shannon travis reports, the president is trying to spread the word. >> reporter: criticism from republicans on obamacare and chronic problems to the website, president obama is set to go on offense.: president obama will spend the next three weeks making sure you know about the benefits of the affordable care act, and making sure americans know the website is up and running. >>"this law is working, and will work in the future. people want the stability of health insurance and we're gonna work on fixing whatever problems come up. >> reporter:saturday was the deadline for fixing healthcare-dot-gov. after its disastrous roll-out in october. among those fixes: a waiting room for high- traffic periods, where users have the option to be emailed to return when traffic has eased. some >> reporter:healthcare-dot- gov says more than a million people visited the website monday, with no major problems. >>"we won't be sati
the consumers of all healthcare. they're stoill on their parents plans. the idea that they're rejecting something just isn't true. they just don't understand or have had to engage with the healthcare system. >> to be realistic, i was thinking about that study that the rnc did over the summer and when you talk to the leaders of -- of college republicans, you know, they were using words like bigots. they were saying things like the republicans don't understand our generation. so, really, is the fact that you guys are doing any better? >> let me say this. the first party whether it's democrat or republican that understands this generation has had everything in the private sector tailored to them and that they're operating with government bureaucracies that didn't work in the industrial age and they're not going work now and notice what she just said. the millennials are not smart enough to understand this. that's why it's dumbed down. >> you said it was too complicated to understand their plan. let me tell you, they understand way more than you give them credit for. this is always the real
in conneticut, and was hit by another train. 75 were hurt then. >> the obama administration says is working most of the time. the man in charge of repairs says more than 400 changes were made to the site. the 6-month open enrolment began on october the 1st. people that do not buy insurance are subject to tax penalties. >> violent protests intensify in ukraine's capital. it began last week to support a trade agreement. protesters are demanding the ukrainian president step down. [ chants ] >> the pro-europe protesters used sheer force of numbers to break their way back into independence square in defines of a court order, banning demonstrations in the area. there are calls for the resignation of viktor yanukovych, they are growing stronger after his decision not to sign up to a free trade pact with the european union, buckling to pressure fro moscow. >> he said he would do everything he could. it failed to apiece the protesters. >> translation: people came out to say no to the government. this government is illegal. this government does not respect human dignity or the people o
, is now working. the man in charge of repairs said this morning there have been more than 40 changes made over the last five weeks, we have made substantial progress working through the punch lists. we have executed hundreds of south wear fixes and hardware upgrades. the site is stable and operating at its intended capacity with gratefully improved performance. >> questions remain about. mike rogers says the improvements are not good enough. >> it still doesn't function right. their own cio said he believed if they had the ability to get up to 80% functionality, that would be a good day for them. so nobody talks about. the security of this site and the private information does not meet even the minimal standards of the private sector. we should not tolerate the shear level of incompetence securing this site. >> officials say 800,000 people will be able to shop for insurance coverage every day but they also admit much more work lies ahead, which includes fixes hundreds of bugs. it is sunday night the next police commissioner of new york city. incoming mayor bill diblasio might
's chief of staff says had more than a million new visitors yesterday and he says the site is stable and faster for users. but, they are not out of the woods yet. the university of notre dame is suing over the mandate that its insurance plans cover birth control. school officials say it goes against the catholic church's teachings and violates their right to religious freedom. they put the public focus back on the benefits of the law. >> now that we are getting technology fixed, we need you to go back, take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. >> our team coverage continues in our next hour. ahead on news 4 at 6:00, steve handelsman reports on how to be sure you are really covered once you enroll on at 7:00, new reaction to the president's push. >>> detroit will be allowed to shed billions of dollars of debt in the country's largest ever bankruptcy filing. a judge ruled that detroit met every test, including failing to pay debts and provide a minimum level of service to residents. r
website. this bill is fundamentally flawed. >> while the white house wants to claim that is now working, we know that obama care is still plagued with problems. and every american deserves relief from it. >> i still think the foundations of this plan have some of the same kinds of problems that the rollout has had, but they're fundamental. very hard to overcome. >> when this website eventually gets fixed, the problems really begin for this administration. this is just beginning the disaster of obama care. >> okay. let me go back to chuck. just studying politics, don't you get the case with boehner and cantor who in another universe would be reasonable, i think, they sort of acts like prisoners of war, p.o.w.s. it's mechanical. do you sense there's a real passion among the establishment republicans, what we call the establishment, that they're going to have to live with this as they had to live with medicare and social security and down the road they'll have to marry it. >> what i sense is this lack of passion on the whole repeal, this isn't going to work aspect among
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a health-care stporterrom he hfingn >> thanks for being with us. >> my pleasure. >> healthcare obviously a big topic in the news. what pastor of the affordable care act affects medicaid recipients. >> this is supposed to be a fairly simple question the a fairly simple question to answer. $15,000 and change that we're supposed to secure coverage for anyone. they did not have to be disabled. it is a patchwork of requirements in all of the states and d.c. the supreme court upheld the rest of the law last year saying states could opt out of the extension. about half the states are doing it. host: why only half the states? guest: it is almost entirely a partisan issue. there are a couple of republican governors they got behind this and a few democrats that were not able to get their legislators on board with it. there are a lot of reasons cited by opponents of the expansion. mainly it comes down to money. the government is paying the entire cost of the expansion. states will pick up 10% in future years. for some states, that 10% is more than they wanted to spend. host: we are talking to jeffr
: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead, president obama was out making his health-care pitch to young americans today. bua new survey of their politics says they might not be buying in. >> by a margin of about 2 to 1, people believe that the quality of care will actually get worse under the affordable care act. a solid majority disapprove of the act as of today. >> ifill: and the "women of vision" behind photos of war, poverty, and cultures near and far, showcased as part of the national geographic society's 125th anniversary. >> it is the tougher story about humanity. everything goes back to honoring my subject. i think that the story has to be told. i feel though strongly that these stories need to be seen by the american public. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> supported by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information at >> and with the ongoing support of these instit
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. what is worse is the fear that for regan. prison healthcare could be a death sentence. >> i'm going to lose you. i love you honey. >> are you coming out saturday. >> i'm coming on saturday. i love you, honey. bye-bye. it's so frustrating when you can't finish talking. >> got be tough when you hang up? >> yes. it's tougher leaving. the first visit with ryland. my husband helder up. she started running and grabbed her and held her as tight as she could. it's been very hard. we miss her very much. >> our investigation from correspondent adam may. when we return, brave but broke. detroit clear to move forward on bankruptcy. what happens to its fire power. a day in the night of engine 44 next. >> after four months of wrangling over bankruptc a court ruled that the motor city can go forward, leaving a critical population of city workers what happenedering about the future of their pensions. and the pressure is mounting on detroit leadsers. one moved on, the fire commissioner. it was a serious blow for arson city. last year's cases costing for than $2.5 million. a day in the night of engin
on everything from home repair to healthcare. now that we're expecting, i like the fact i can go onto angie's list and look for pediatricians. the service providers that i've found on angie's list actually have blown me away. find out why more than two million members count on angie's list. angie's list -- reviews you can trust. stick with innovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. >>> you know, some people are in for a heck of a ride with this weather. we asked for some of your adventures. natalie, what do you have? >> jay said post-snotober. 20 plus roads of back roads in darkness with fallen trees everywhere. that's a scary one. christopher said nine hours and 20 minutes to drive hours and 20 minutes to drive 12 miles in the snow. >> that has to be route 128 if you're from massachusetts it's a nightmare even when it's sunny and dry. thank you, natalie. "morning joe" starts right now. ♪ >>> good morning. it's monday, december the 9th. look at the trees. isn't it pretty, guys? it's gorgeous. wit is working for the vast majority of people who try to use it. in a report filled with colorful charts and graphs. the white house uses to measure its success. some 400 software bugs and hardware problems have been fixed. the website can now handle 50,000 users at a time, 800,000 a day. it's now accessible 90% of the time, up from just 40% in october. the man in charge of the website reboot, gave his bottom line in a conference call with reporters. >> on december 1st is night and day from where it was on october 1st. >> reporter: independent experts say there's little doubt the website is working better. >> for the most part, users can now log in, search for different plans relevant to them. >> reporter: but the fixes have not been tested with heavy traffic. the white house is being cautious, delaying a big marketing push to get people to enroll and advising people to visit the site during off-peak times to avoid delays. some critics say little has been done to address security concerns. >> the security of the site and the private information does not meet even th
-imposed goal for an obama adviser says the five-week emergency, quote, tech surge has doubled the capacity of the online portal. the site can handle 50,000 simultaneous users. but experts say major challenges remain. we'll talk to former hhs secretary michael leavitt in the next half hour. >>> amazon testing delivering packages using drones. could deliver packages that weigh up to 5 pounds, that represents 86% of packages amazon delivers. ceo jeff besos making the announcement on "60 minutes" last night. >> that's the earliest we could get the rules from the faa. my guess is that's probably a little optimistic. but could it be four, five years. >> amazon, the fellow online retailers had a lot on the line today, it's cyber monday, jon fortt joins us onset. your opinion on the drone story? >> well, i think it's possible to do. i worry that pranksters with -- >> my son showed me this. there's a guy that put a submachine gun on the helicopters and used it to destroy a car. the kids get these cool videos that are out there and he found this one. >> we hope he doesn't get angry one
administration says after weeks of problems the website is finally fixed. >>> an estimated 131 million americans will have spent about $2 billion by the end of this cybermonday. that would be a record day for this traditional monday. a power blackout has plunged venezuela's capital of caracas into darkness. several years of electricity cuts but for years the capital had not been directly affected. there is no word what caused this blackout. those are the head lines. i'm john siegenthaler. america tonight with joie chen is next. you can always get the latest news at we'll see you later tonight. >> on "america tonight": abused behind bars, saving taxpayers money by treating prisoners with a kind of primitive care not seen in more than a century. >> they're standing there ripping open that little package of sugar and filling that wound. >> packages from a restaurant? >> yes. >> how much is too much? the death of a mentally ill homeless man raises questions how much force police needed to stop him. >>> and one thanksgiving, a pastor and his prayers. >> they want pra
clinic from opening two years ago. >> it's trouble to our community that this kind of healthcare is coming. and a break down of family values. >> reporter: linda potter lived in redwood city for 50 years. she and a group of protestors are opposed to the opening of a planned parenthood clinic on el camino real. potter says it's not just about abortion. she says the clinic will lower property values. >> this is not helping. this used to be a family restaurant now it's a blight. >> you come to expect protestors at our centers. there is a vocal community of protestors here. >> reporter: a spokesman argues there is a need in redwood city for planned parenthood. >> only 3% of abortion services and in fact at this location we are not going to provider surgical abortions, just medication abortions. >> reporter: if this sounds familiar that's because planned parenthood has been down this road before in redwood city. the last proposal was just about a block away two years ago. back then the lack of parking spaces made planned parenthood back off its plans. >> if they don't get those parkin
,000 people sign the up through the site on sun and monday alone. that's bad news, perhaps, for its conservative critics. they seem to be running out of ammunition on the other side. quote, it does seem as though we've entered a new stage in the health care battle with democrats regrouping and dare we say unified and with republicans running out of new attacks. congressman, thank you for joining us. i am amazed that the president, well, let me just say i am amazed by the whole thing, the screw up starting october 1, the relatively quick recovery in his efforts, his new focus on execution, bringing in the right people where they weren't there before, how's this moving politically? i'll talk about administration tomorrow night, but what about the politics? is he able to turn this thing around in time to protect the seats he has in congress next year? >> yes, because what the american people want is not a repeal of the affordable care act, they want it to be fixed. and they're tired of republicans who have been rooting to sabotage and repeal it. now republicans are just gettin
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mitchell reports," the white house boasts 1 million people successfully logged onto rebooted today. this afternoon the president will launch a new pr push on the positive benefits of his health care law. will that be enough to get the health care rollout off the critical list? >> the president's health care law continues to wreak havoc on families, small businesses and economy. it's not just a broken website. this bill is fundamentally flawed. >> our republican colleagues have focused so much attention, in fact, obsessed in killing the affordable care act they failed to focus on real needs of americans. >> smashing the speed limit. investigators say derailed commuter train traveling three times the legal speed heading into that dangerous curve 82 miles an hour. still unknown was the crash that killed four passengers caused by mechanical failure or operator error. >> for the train to be going 82 miles an hour around that curve is just a
it will be checking our vital signs day and night. >> the healthcare industry is going to be revolutionized because you will have sensors at various points of your body measuring different things, and a computer somewhere, or maybe a doctor, will be examining you all the time. >> and the whole concept demonstration is built for the diabetic audience. >> it's not that far-fetched. health monitoring was a major theme at that recent wireless convention in las vegas. >> the concept of the annual physical examination, it's almost worthless, because looking at your body at a point in time doesn't really tell doctors very much at all. but if you could measure these things all the time, you can predict heart failures, you can predict diabetes, and you can prevent all these things. >> from his hideaway overlooking the pacific in southern california, cooper contemplates a society where such familiar touchstones like money and credit cards, simple human contacts, are things of the past, replaced by wireless devices that will rule our lives. >> isn't there almost a kind of brave new world sense behind all of t
today, president obama will launch another sales pitch about the website. the president apparently feels confident enough about the site's repairs to praise the benefits. after announcing a fix to the website, the administration says 375,000 visitors logged on to it by yesterday. >>> among those new enrollees is an unlikely set of workers benefitting from obama care. legal prostitutes in nevada. until now, nevada's prostitutes had been shunned by health insurance companies. nevada is the only state where prostitution is legal and where brothels are regulated and controlled. currently there are 19 legal brothels in nevada and they employ 500 prostitutes throughout the state of nevada. >>> president obama has also announced a new initiative in the battle against aids. the announcement made at a white house event yesterday marking world aids day. the president is redirecting $100 million into a project to find aids therapies. >>> topping the health headlines, researchers now link migraines to chemicals found in common household products. that chemical, bpa, i
americans. >> so hhs officials announced a surge of web traffic to saying more than a million people visited the site on monday and former president bill clinton also spoke about the law yesterday saying its legacy will not be impacted as long as its flaws are fixed. >> if the computer problems are all fixed and it's up and running and healthy in the next several weeks, i this i that the damage will be minimal. when problem passed a bill to provide drug cover annual to senior citizens under the medicare program, it was more unpopular when it was passed and there were lots of problems in the beginning with the computers. >> so the effects would be a men mum? >> if it's fixed, that would be right. if it's worked through, i think in four or five months, people will be talking about it entirely differently and no one will want to repeal this law. they want it to work. >> you remember in 2004 when medicare part d passed, we had this same coverage and all because it was just so bad and they had the same problem, george bush had press conferences and they were -- oh, wait, that didn'
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the nation's health-care system. the public policy institute of california from just 44% of voters are in favor of the affordable care act while the same percentage to do not approve of the law. this is despite two-thirds of the uninsured residents who said they plan on getting coverage by nec's share now that it is more available. at the same time, the job or graying has taken a hit, a 51 percent of californians approved. that matches a record low from two years ago and is now down 10 points from last summer. >> nobody deal yet in washington. republican paul ryan and democrat party patty murray are narrowing down the issues in the potential spending bill. the two sides to try to close at $100 billion gap. the bill currently funding the government runs out mid january. >> the time is 7:21 a.m.. scientists say that whoever stole of radioactive material in mexico and removed it from the container will not have long to live. a truck caring the kobolds-68 was stolen from a gas station on monday. authorities located the truck and the dangerous material wednesday, but the kobold-60 was r
administration is praising the fixes to there are still some americans who have no plans to sign up. 28% o poly te enr 17% of americans are uninsured. >>> immigration adctes the country are going witho on this the largest group of fasters has been camped out on the nationa mall for thpas serena mrom washington. >> reporter: it's been 22 days and their bodies have finally had enough. >> it's my prayer the commitment and the love of those fasters and their fellow human beings will change hearts and minds in our congress. >> reporter: ending their fast for immigration reform, but not before passing the fast off to a new group. >> we end one fast and begin another. we will draw attention to the importance of immigration reform. >> reporter: the fast which first began november 12th, now in the fourth week and capt country, including prest hopes to bring the house esenl ca vote on immigration reform where it hasled >> age ens how desperaon i >> epornew carries on their message, including freshman representative joe kennedy, iii, grandson to bobby kennedy. >> t
of whether congress is productive. are trying to fight the battle on the health-care law and are being more of. host: >> the nationa national councile legislatures held its fall forum in washington, d.c. last week. former republican presidential candidate jon huntsman and democratic senator evan bayh talked about bipartisanship in politics. they are the co-chairs of no labels, national organization that works with members of congress from both political parties to solve problems. >> good afternoon. i am senator richard devlin from oregon come and i serve serve ae chair of the in csl standing committee. as all of you know, far too well, republicans and democrats on capitol hill have been unable to find common ground on a number of issues. just to name a few, the fiscal year 2014 budget. the farm bill, and immigration reform. reaching across the aisle has become more and more difficult, and principled compromise seems like a mountain too tall to climb. this morning i have the honor of introducing to national leaders who can hopefully help shed some light on how our legislative colleagues in w
of them for the first time for the first time in many years. and focus on that and and the other avenues by which you can enroll our means to that end. but it is absolutely a responsibility to make sure that web site which is an important part of the process of getting those americans who want quality affordable health insurance work effectively and jeff has been an important part of that effort since he came on board to do this. [inaudible] is it just by today? >> by noon today, 275,000 visitors to this site. i believe that is today's figure, not today's and yesterday's that cms -- it's just today. >> is that 12 noon? >> i think that's correct in that elite cms will be breathing and we will have more information available. i was getting before it came out to get a sense of the volume we are seeing which again we anticipated which is why was so important to put in place the queuing system because those are just visitors but there are obviously those who are trying to and want to enroll and they want to make sure that their experience is vastly improved and if th
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